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The Frugal Knitting Haus was founded in July of 1989. It began around the innovative patterns of our founder, designing quick and simple patterns using up leftover scraps of yarn. Since her start, ...

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Ruffle Picture Frame

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Ruffle Picture Frame
Ruffle Picture Frame

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic Knitting Skills

Pattern Description:

Use up the small amounts of crochet cotton threads, for cute picture frames! Easy knit ruffle pattern, and instructions how to make your own frame with backing. Add a ribbon bow as we did, if desired. What a cute way to display pictures of your best friends! Knitting needles, US # 3, and # 7.


Gauge: (Measured Over Stockinette Stitch of Ruffle)
6 Stitches = 1 Inch 7 Rows = 1 Inch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Fits small pictures, roughly 3" in diameter


  • Crochet Thread - Small Amount (Approx. 35 Yds.) Each of Two Colors, Worked Holding Two Strands Together Straight Knitting Needles, 1 Pair ea., #3 and #7 Small Amount of Ribbon for Bow Decoration (Optional) Pipe Cleaner 4" Circle of Cardboard for Backing (Cardboard from Cereal Boxes Works Well)

Suggested yarn:

35 yards of Lace weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Crochet Thread


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